"True Grit" Art Show
- January 22, 2018 - February 15, 2018
- (Recurring daily)
- Location: Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center
- Address: 123 West Indiana Avenue DeLand, FL
- Phone: 386-248-8072, ext. 12009
Thirteen local artists will display their rendered reflections of the1968 novel “True Grit” in the rotunda of the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center. The exhibition, coordinated by artist Margaret Schnebly Hodge, is part of the Volusia County Public Library's NEA Big Read, a six-week celebration of “True Grit,” a 1968 novel by Charles Portis. The NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. Participating artists are Jean Banas, New Smyrna Beach; Pamela Bleakney, Ormond Beach; Juliet Bullen-Dunbar, Palm Coast; Sonya Coppo, Port Orange; Deia Davis, New Smyrna Beach; Bob Grayson, New Smyrna Beach; Nancy Hagood, New Smyrna Beach; Laura Laser, DeLand; Priscilla Dross Marcial, Deltona; Kathy O'Meara, New Smyrna Beach; Barbara Perrotti, Ormond Beach; Joye Shaffer, New Smyrna Beach; and Tom Silvey, Ormond Beach.